Following a company-wide vote, AWARE NI was chosen as FinTrU's company charity partner for 2023-2024. AWARE NI is the depression charity for Northern Ireland - and the only charity working exclusively for people with depression and bipolar disorder.
About AWARE NI
A Derry/Londonderry-born charity, AWARE NI now has two offices; one in Derry/Londonderry and a second office in Belfast.
AWARE NI has an established network of support groups across the country, which are run by their trained volunteers.
Support groups welcome people with depression and bipolar disorder as well as carers for people with the illness.
AWARE NI also delivers Information Outreach sessions and attend community events to give more information about their services.
AWARE NI delivers mental health and well-being programmes into communities, schools, colleges, universities and workplaces.
These programmes include their suite of Mood Matters programmes, Living Life to the Full, Mental Health First Aid and Mindfulness.
Their programmes take a preventative approach to mental ill-health and teach attendees techniques to look after their own mental health and well-being.Learn more about AWARE NI
FinTrU's Charity Committee and AWARE NI have been working together to deliver a range of activities to raise funds and awareness for mental well-being.